Forthcoming release has been hailed ‘one of the funniest movies of the year’
Jaula de nicolas’s new film, in which he plays himself, has achieved an impressive feat following its premiere at SWSW festival in Austin, Texas.
The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent follows a fictionalised Cage who accepts a $1m offer to attend the birthday of a superfan (Pedro Pascal), who also happens to be a Mexican drug cartel member.
When things take a wild turn, Cage is forced to become a version of some of his most iconic and beloved characters in order to extricate his wife and daughter from Pascal’s character.
Since the premiere, critics have been unanimous in their praise of the film. Depois 14 avaliações, it has a Rotten Tomatoes score of 100 por cento.
IndieWire writer Jude Dry hailed the film as “one of the funniest movies of the year”,
Enquanto isso, Variedade‘s Owen Gleiberman said: “It’s a commercial comedy that has a delirious good time poking fun at Nicolas Cage, celebrating everything that makes him Nicolas Cage.”
Bloody Disgusting writer Meagan Navarro calls it “a raucous journey that’ll leave you with a grin plastered on your face”.
The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent será lançado em 22 abril.